Blackwater Founder Unapologetic on Company's Role in Iraq
ABC News (blog)
He blames the company's demise on “cold and timid souls” looking for scapegoats, specifically pointing to those already set against the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. “The anti-war left went after the troops during an unpopular Vietnam War. This time ...
Blackwater's Founder Blames US for Its Troubles
Separate Attacks Across Iraq Kill 20
Attacks across Iraq killed at least 20 people Sunday, officials said, as gunmen attacked a militia leader and bombs targeted police officers and civilians. In the capital's eastern New Baghdad neighborhood, a parked car bomb missed a police patrol but ...
US soldier charged with murder of two civilians in Iraq
SEATTLE – A U.S. Army soldier has been charged with premeditated murder in the deaths of two civilians during the Iraq war. A Joint Base Lewis-McChord release on Friday says that Sgt. 1st Class Michael Barbera was charged for the 2007 killings.
US soldier charged with murder in Iraq killings
Soldier to face charges at JBLM in deaths of teens in Iraq
Iraq Bomb Attacks Kill 20
Voice of America
... were killed in the clash and two others were wounded. The bloodshed across the country was the latest in a surge of violence that has forced Iraq to appeal for international help in combating militancy just months before its first general election ...
Dozens Are Killed in Iraq Bombings
Baghdad bombs worst in Iraq attacks that kill 34
Two dead in Iraq unrest, six militants die in attacks
Iraq's Kurdistan backs Turkey peace efforts
Kurds, often described as the world's largest stateless ethnic group, number about 30 million, concentrated in parts of Turkey, Iran, Syria and Iraq. While they have had partial autonomy in Iraqi Kurdistan since 1991, nationalist movements have long ...
Iraq's Ambitions Crumble As Oil Giants Opt Out
News Analysis: Turkey pins hope on Iraq Kurdish leader's visit to gain clout
Turkey proposes to mediate Iraq energy dispute
Sectarian fury could threaten Iraq's push for record oil output
BASRA, Iraq, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- The Iraqi government is seeking to restore calm in the southern province of Basra, the country's main oil production center, after hundreds of foreign oilmen were hastily evacuated amid violent protests by Iraqi oil workers.
Security fears delay Iraq oil forum
Iraq Future Energy And Iraq Energy Forum Rescheduled To June 2014
David Gregory: Healthcare Debacle Is Obama's Iraq
While many have called the failed rollout of HealthCare.gov President Barack Obama's "Katrina Moment" – NBC "Meet the Press" host David Gregory sees it more like another of President George W. Bush's problems: Iraq. "Everybody looked at Bush through ...
David Gregory: 'I liken this to the Iraq War'
Chilcot, Iraq and the need for truth
Stately is perhaps the word that best describes the pace at which Sir John Chilcot's inquiry into the Iraq war has proceeded since its establishment in 2009. For more than four years, the former civil servant and his colleagues have scoured evidence ...
Blair earns so much from deaths of so many in Iraq
David Cameron blocks report that exposes Tony Blair's Iraq war crimes
Henry's got to the bottom of it, at last
In Southern Iraq, Basra Threatens Autonomy
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region - Local authorities in Iraq's southern Basra province have threatened to break away from the central government in Baghdad and create an autonomous region of their own. The warning comes as the country is grappling with ...
Blair's Iraq war secrets: Chilcot should publish and be damned
The Week UK
IS THE Chilcot report into Britain's role in the 2003 invasion and subsequent occupation of Iraq going to be worth the paper it's printed on when - or if - it eventually gets through the government presses? According to The Independent, the report is ...